LONDON — British police say a 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after he confronted military police in central London with a knife.
The Metropolitan Police force says no one was injured in the Monday morning incident, which is not being treated as terrorism.
Police say a man armed with a knife confronted two Ministry of Defense Police officers at Horse Guards Parade, a military parade ground surrounded by government buildings that is close to Parliament and the prime minister’s official residence.
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Police officers used a Taser and restrained the suspect, the force said. He was being held at a London police station on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.